PM Narendra Modi likely to spend Diwali with soldiers
New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be continuing the tradition of celebrating Diwali with the soldiers and is likely to celebrate Diwali with the soldiers of the Western border, reports said. Since 2014, when he became the PM of India, he had been spending the day with soldiers who "fearlessly protect our nation". "Words can’t do justice to the sense of gratitude we have for our soldiers for their exemplary courage. We are also grateful to the families of those on the borders," PM said.
In 2019, PM Modi had visited the hall of fame in Rajouri and also the Pathankot Airbase.
So far, PM Modi visited Jammu and Kashmir on the occasion of Diwali thrice. In 2018, he visited Kedarnathand inspected a military post on he India-China border. In 2017, he visited Gurez sector of north Kashmir. PM Modi had spent his Diwali with the Indo-Tibetan Border Police in Himachal Pradesh in 2016 and in 2015, he had visited the Punjab border.